Jerenae Raeford waves to the audience after being crowned Miss Wilson. The 2020 pageant is Oct. 26.

New Miss Wilson crowned this month: Oct. 26 at the Boykin Center

In January of 2018, the Miss Wilson Scholarship Pageant crowned the first Miss Wilson since 2008. It also snowed that night, and organizers vowed that snow and ice would never again hinder the …

Trick or Trot for Sidekix Oct. 12

This year's Trick or Trot to benefit SideKix is Oct. 12 at Greater Wilson Rotary Park.
Trick or Trot returns on Oct. 12, raising money for the non-profit Sidekix. The event, at Greater Wilson Rotary Park, includes a 1.5-mile run for serious runners followed by a walk/ trot for …
Matt Joyner, who plays Ichabod, right, and Ava West (Gretchen van Tassle) rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

‘Sleepy Hollow’ has a musical spin: Playhouse of Wilson presents musical Oct. 18-20

The Playhouse presents the musical “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Oct. 18-20 at the Boykin Center. This comical tale brings a love story and a ghost story together. The plot appeals to …
Ray Shell continues to work on projects here and in other locales.

Ray Shell pursuing next project

Ray Shell grew up in the Bronx, but his childhood summers in North Carolina during the height of the Jim Crow South made Wilson the place he calls home. “My grandmother lived on East Vance …
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Members of 3MB are Johnny Hackney, from left, Doug Boone and John Harris.

Live Music October 2019

FRIDAY, OCT. 4 1st Fridays on the Lawn 6 to 9 p.m. Wilson County Library Lawn 249 Nash St. 1st Fridays on the Lawn will wrap up with the Latin Rock music by Los Acoustic Guys. Based on …

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Monthly Planner October 2019

FRIDAY, OCT. 4 Complimentary Wine Tasting 5 to 7 p.m. Grapenuts Wine 3711-B Peppermill Drive Join host Tyler Hunter with Monsieur Touton Selections for a complimentary wine …